Posts Tagged ‘Decades of Horror’

Tombs of the Blind Dead

They were a unique creation that were slapped with the zombie label. Although that was only after they were billed as something so far out off the mark- and more than a wee bit dishonest -that it has become something of an exploitation theater history legend.




In 1971 Amando de Ossorio introduced the world to a nightmare creation now best known as The Blind Dead. They lasted for four films, all of them watchable, and then sort of disappeared from the genre landscape. They’d make appearances here and there on late night cable and VHS over the years- not always as the Blind Dead though -before getting a fitting DVD treatment in the 2000s.


Well, it’s not just for geeks. There are all manner of podcasts out there on the internet right now covering news, conspiracy, health, sports, etc. But the world of the geek is well covered on the podcasting front.

Podcasting Around

And that’s why I’m so often surprised by the large number of people I run into at geek conventions, let alone out in the work-a-day world, who have no idea what’s out there or express little curiosity in what’s out there. This surprise is made even greater when one considers the ease with which so many of these podcasts are made available for the average geek through free streaming on a website, free subscriptions on services like iTunes, or a combination of the two.